Job Detail

Organization: City of Columbia, SC
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Columbia, SC

Posted: 2020-03-05
Application Deadline:

Position Description:


Maintains and manages the Enterprise ArcSDE enterprise geodatabases including performance of configuration and tuning, database security and access, database compression and version management, archiving, replication and synchronization;
Develops and maintains GIS web applications for use by city departments and the public, publishing GIS web services, and assisting in maintaining GIS website;
Serves as a high level technical expert in design, development, implementation, and testing of complex GIS applications or significant enhancements to existing GIS applications;
Serves as highest-level technical expert, addressing issues of standards, strategy, technical requirements, and long-term administration and maintenance;
Coordinates directly with all city departments to develop and maintain specific GIS data and analysis;
Scopes and reviews the technical work of consultants, contracting agencies, and other organizations as appropriate;
Assists with scoping GIS projects;
Acts as back up to the GIS Administrator in their absence;
Coordinates and participates in the development, implementation, maintenance and use of the GIS system in multiple City departments;
Analyzes GIS technology requirements of City departments; develops plans to implement new or modified technology to help meet departmentsí needs;
Evaluates implementation requirements, and recommends resources needed;
Designs and produces both simple and complex analytical GIS procedures to meet established needs; tests applications to ensure the desired end results;
Trains and assists end users with application implementation; resolves user problems with GIS-related hardware and software operations;
Contacts vendors to resolve technical problems as necessary;
Writes and maintains technical documentation to support new and existing GIS applications, including maintenance procedures and standards;
Maintains inventory of GIS system hardware and software;
Provides weekday, after-hours and weekend primary support for GIS systems;
Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints in areas of responsibility;
Performs general administrative/clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, attending meetings, answering the telephone, etc.;
Attends training, seminars and conferences as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills; and
Performs other related duties as assigned.

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